My parent has Alzheimer’s. Now what?

Alzheimer's Disease

Since is Alzheimer’s a gradual, degenerative disease, your family has probably been dealing with the situation for some time. Likely your Mom or Dad is in the Middle Stage of the disease and you are handling healthcare/personal care decisions on an ongoing basis. Now you are also facing decisions involving your parent’s property such as their financial assets and the family home. The steps you take now are critical to achieving a positive outcome for your Mom or Dad and their care.

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Keeping your seniors safe at home

Falling down the Stairs

The family home is a source of great comfort for parents and children alike. However, as the family ages, elderly parents are often challenged by unintended hazards in the home. Here are some thoughts on how to spot these hazards along with low-cost suggestions for correction.

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Caught napping while the market changes?

Koala napping

Do you have family members planning to downsize “sometime” but will likely be caught napping if the real estate market changes? Here are some likely reasons they are stuck and what you can do to help them.

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Downsizing in Toronto? Essential info …

GTA Real Estate Market Overview

Anyone planning to downsize in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA), needs to keep informed about the current real estate market. The following video provides a fresh perspective on five key market measurements. The goal is to provide you with greater insight for your own decision making.

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Who can help me downsize?

Garden figures
Garden characters

There are many people who can be involved in helping you downsize ranging from family members to professionals with a specialty in one area of downsizing.

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When is the best time to downsize?

Question Mark

The short answer is: “while you still have options available to you”. That is, while you have some degree of choice and control over the timing. The answer is closely related to the topic “Why downsize?” Continue reading “When is the best time to downsize?”